APPLY BEFORE: JULY 19, 2013, 5:00 P.M.
Under the Supervision of the Uumajuit Program Coordinator, the responsibilities of the Warden will include, without being limited to:
- Assist in the realization of the Nunavik Wildlife Protection Plan objectives and the Nunavik Aboriginal Aquatic Resources and Oceans Management Agreement objectives;
- Patrol the Nunavik territory so as to ensure that the regulations and wildlife exploitation modalities are respected (licenses, rights, etc.);
- Assist wildlife protection officers during verifications done on residents, temporary residents and visitors in Nunavik;
- Verify hunting and fishing access rights on the territory;
- Inform wildlife protection officers of reported or observed poaching activities;
- Assist the wildlife protection officers in cases of disruption of fish and/or wildlife habitat;
- Inform the population of applicable wildlife regulations;
- Participate with the wildlife protection officers in the education programs for students;
- Ensure communication between residents, temporary residents and visitors in Nunavik;
- Work with the Technicians to ensure that their tasks are completed including collaboration with DFO Fisheries Officers and Environment Canada Officers;
- Collect weekly observation and catch data (i.e. sighted, landed, loss and wounded) of marine mammals: Belugas, walrus, seals, narwhals, bowhead whales and killer whales;
- Provide patrol and weekly reports;
- Perform other related duties, as required, by the Supervisor.
- Minimum of three (3) years of experience in wildlife protection, fisheries conservation or equivalent; traditional land skills will be considered as equivalent experience;
- Demonstrated experience in renewable resource harvesting, hunting, fishing, trapping and traditional land skills;
- Sound moral character;
- Never have been found guilty of, or pleaded guilty to, an offence under the Criminal Code;
- Available to undertake patrols and to travel within Nunavik;
- Fluent in Inuktitut;
- Willing to undergo training.
*The selected candidates will attend training provided by Ministère des Ressources naturelles et de la Faune (MRNF) to qualify as Wildlife Protection Assistant.
Place of work: Kangiqsujuaq
Salary: Minimum: $29 474/year – Maximum: $47 765/year (Class 5)
Benefits: Cost of living differential, food allowance, annual leave trips, group insurance, RRSP, etc.
Please send your resume before 5:00 p.m., July 19, 2013 to:
Kativik Regional Government
P.O. Box 9
Kuujjuaq QC J0M 1C0
* An employee is entitled to receive at least the northern benefits allocated to an employee without dependants. An employee with dependants is entitled to benefits for her/his spouse and eligible dependants.
The KRG is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with this and with the James Bay and Northern Québec Agreement, conditions may vary to promote the employment of Inuit candidates.
Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.